Buyers Guide - Partner Members

Better than searching on the Internet. Easier to find than a business card.

Our Buyers Guide is a listing of products and services supplied by CASBO-associated businesses, organized within categories that match our 15 school business disciplines to make it easier than ever to find just what you need. We believe that how well you approach your job on a daily basis depends in part on having the best resources. If you have a budget, this is one resource that has your back!

 Gema Ptasinski
 (626) 857-7300
CLA exists to create opportunities for our clients, our people, and our communities through industry-focused advisory, outsourcing, audit, tax, and consulting services. With more than 6,100 people, 120 U.S. locations, and a global affiliation, we promise to know you and help you.
 John Paul Jewell
 (415) 672.3014
ENGIE is a national energy infrastructure and building services company that helps education, government, commercial and industrial customers become more efficient, productive and sustainable. Customers benefit from our wide spectrum of highly customizable building system maintenance and facility management services, technical projects and integrated programs. Over the past 40 years, thousands of our customers have captured more than $2.7 billion in savings, while also improving the performance of their facilities in terms of reliability, safety, comfort and resource use.
 Heather Simonson
 (619) 616-1556
The California Schools Voluntary Employees Benefits Association (VEBA) was started in 1993 through the combined efforts of school superintendents and representatives of both the California Teachers Association (CTA) and the California School Employees Association (CSEA). VEBA provides health care benefits for education, municipal and public agency employees that are effective, affordable and of the highest quality and value.
 Ken Casey
 (949) 929-4650
As a leading independent provider of energy efficiency and renewable energy services in North America, Ameresco has a long history of partnering with K12 institutions to provide comprehensive energy efficiency, renewable energy and sustainability solutions. Ameresco’s services include upgrades to a facility’s energy infrastructure, renewable energy offerings, a suite of energy monitoring and information tools, and curriculum and student engagement programs. Projects are designed to maintain both fiscal responsibility and environmental stewardship.
 Scott Sheldon
 (707) 639-1000
Terra Realty Advisors, Inc has assisted private owners and public agencies in the development, construction and/or acquisition of land for school sites, airport expansion, outdoor billboard signs, storage facilities, corporation yards. During the past twenty years, we have assisted many public agencies, including Cities, Counties and School Districts throughout California with their strategic real estate needs, including: the development of public service buildings, negotiating and structuring acquisitions, sales and property exchanges, providing asset management solutions for the short and long term needs of our Clients, and interfacing with the development community to originate and implement mutually beneficial results for both.
 Michael Schell
 (714) 619-4660
MESVision has been providing vision care services to thousands of employer groups and millions of plan members since 1976. With the largest network of vision care providers in California and over 35,000 providers nationally, MESVision provides Real Choice in all provider types from Ophthalmologists, Optometrists, Opticians and popular optical chain locations nationwide. We specialize in partnering with school districts of all sizes on an insured and self-funded basis. Our Client Retention rates exceed 96% and we focus on the unique needs of our Districts in servicing the Members of our vision care plans.
 Bob Fletcher
 (916) 575-8888
Since 1980, Vanir Construction Management, Inc., has been one of the nation’s leading construction management firms. We provide full-service construction, program and project management. Our firm has been consistently ranked by Engineering News-Record a “Top 100 Construction Management firms” for over 25 years. By tailoring our services and teams, we exceed our clients' needs, budget and expectations in education, healthcare, justice, public buildings, water/wastewater, transportation and sustainability markets. Our industry-leading experts find solutions to guarantee project success. Vanir, a minority- and woman-owned firm, is headquartered in California with offices across the U.S.
 Jon Patterson
 (714) 505-9544
COLBI’s mission is giving facilities, fiscal and business professionals control over their capital building program. COLBI is a software and support services company that provides tools, training and support to manage a district's and public agencies' capital building program. Their software tools (Account-Ability, COLBI Docs and QualityBidders) provide seamless communication between a public agency’s facilities and fiscal departments and allows each department to work the way they need to. COLBI simplifies the complex by providing tools, training and technology, putting the owner teams in control to make informed decisions to tackle any issues before it’s too late.
 Gina La Bier
 (925) 727-2827
METEOR Education’s team of educational consultants, learning environment designers and industry experts help communities create transformational learning experiences. Through purposeful design we effectively combine methods, tools and environments in a way that empowers teacher-student and student-to-student relationships. The end result is an increase in student engagement, capacity and overall achievement.
 Bill Hokans
 (562) 294-1118
LD Products provides printer supplies and works with school districts across the country to help you save money on ink and toner. Our Business Class line of toners is a terrific option for your district. Call Bill to get started!

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